Moses O. Biney is assistant professor of religion and society at New York Theological Seminary and author of From Africa to America: Religion and Adaptation among Ghanaian Immigrants in New York (New York University Press).
Over ten years ago Andrew Walls, the renowned historian and mission theologian, with whom I was studying at Princeton Theological Seminary, mentioned that one of his students had begun researching African immigrant churches in New York City. The student, according to Walls, was literally walking block by block in the city looking for these churches, of which very little was known at the time.
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